Sindhu loses in Badminton Worlds final, PM Modi pats her back
Glasgow: India's Olympic 2016 silver medallist P.V. Sindhu lost to Japanese seventh seed Nozomi Okuhara in a pulsating women's singles final of the World Badminton Championships here on Sunday.
Fourth seed Sindhu lost 19-21, 22-20, 20-22 against the Olympic 2016 bronze medallist Okuhara in a gruelling match that lasted an hour and 50 minutes.
It was Sindhu's third medal at the World Championships, with a bronze apiece from the 2013 and 2014 editions in her bag.
Praising Sindhu, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that Indian is proud of her.